Research - Articles

Elsevier,

CATENA, Volume 195, December 2020, 104911

Advancing SDG 15, this article examines high-elevation biocrusts on volcanic tephra in Haleakalā Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
Elsevier,

Rhizosphere, Volume 16, December 2020, 100271

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores plant growth promoting properties of the fungal endophytes isolated from sunchoke and some medicinal plants.
Elsevier,

CATENA, Volume 195, December 2020, 104839

Advancing SDG 15, this article assesses the success of restoration actions performed at a limestone quarry.
Elsevier,

Rhizosphere, Volume 16, December 2020, 100249

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores how different root categories influence the composition of root and rhizosphere microbial communities in young peach trees.
Elsevier,

Pedobiologia, Volume 66, January 2018, Pages 11-17

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores how common phycophagy is among collembolan species inhabiting extreme habitats and a temperate spruce forest. The authors conclude that soil phototrophic microorganisms should be considered an important channel for nutrient cycling in soil communities.
Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 304, 1 December 2020, 107122

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores how interactions between microbial carbon and nitrogen cycling influence the accumulation of mineral nitrogen that is vulnerable to leaching in agroecosystems.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2020, Pages e1380-e1389

This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by presenting data from an interrupted time series showing the economic and psyschological impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on women and families in Rupganj upazila, a region in rural Bangladesh. Women reported greater food insecurity due to reduced family income, an increase in symptoms of depression and anxiety, and an increase in intimate partner violence during the lockdown, ranging from emotional violence (threats, humiliation, and insults) to moderate to severe physical violence or sexual violence.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2020, Pages e1380-e1389

Contributing to SDGs 3, 5 and 10, this article examines how COVID-19 lockdowns have presented substantial risks to the wellbeing of women, particularly through economic inequality and exposure to intimate partner violence.
Elsevier,

CATENA, Volume 196, January 2021, 104831

Advancing SDG 15, this article explore the relationships between plant invasions and soil carbon pools.
Elsevier,

CATENA, Volume 194, November 2020, 104716

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores the changes in soil nitrogen and nitrogen functional gene (NFG) abundances within vertical profiles throughout the desertification process.

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